Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on people to continue observing the health protocols as new figures in recent days have shown a significant decrease in the number of deaths and infections across the country.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pledged to ramp up testing to one million per day over the next few weeks to tackle one of the world's worst outbreaks of the coronavirus. But can he achieve this, and are the tests being used reliable?
South Korean officials are working to keep more than a thousand people displaced by flooding safe and healthy with anti-coronavirus measures in place at crowded shelters as the government weighed declaring disaster zones on Wednesday.
Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) could be preparing for hard days as expectations rise for prolonged demand destruction caused by the coronavirus pandemic. But will the bloc be able to save the dwindling oil industry as majors report historic losses?
Iran’s Health Ministry on Sunday expressed concern over the high number of new infections from the coronavirus in some provinces after it reported the country’s highest single-day coronavirus infection count in nearly a month.
After 23 days in quarantine in Uganda — far longer than required — Jimmy Spire Ssentongo walked free in part because of a cartoon he drew. It showed a bound prisoner begging for liberation after multiple negative tests, while a health minister demanded to know where he was hiding the virus.